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ID:     81002053
Type:     Greek
Region:     SIKYONIA
City:     Sikyon
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemiobol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 450-425 BC BC
Weight:     0.43 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Description:     Dove standing right with closed wings, cleaning its claw with its beak.
Reverse Description:     Dove flying right; E to upper right, H to lower right; all within incuse square
Mint:     Sikyon
Primary Reference:     BCD Peloponnesos 171 (this coin)
Reference2:     BMC 17
Reference3:     Warren, 2000 4
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141072
Grade:     Near EF, lightly toned
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2053 Exceptional and very rare. Ex BCD Collection (LHS 96, 8 May 2006), lot 171.